A major Auckland building site was shut down with illegal fire safety systems, a building boss says but the council says only one offender was involved.

"We're shut down for about two days now," said the chief whose company is working on a multi-million dollar high-rise building site where fittings or equipment were found not to meet building regulations.

"We had to send all the workers home but we'll get the systems in and comply and be right back again," he said.

But Jeff Fahrenson, Auckland Council's manager field surveying, said: "Yesterday we issued a notice to fix to a

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